Radio Frequency (RF) Radar UAS Systems Engineer - Military veterans preferred

General Dynamics Information Technology (


Egg Harbor Township
New Jersey
United States

REQ#: RQ61615

Travel Required: 10-25%
Public Trust: Other
Requisition Type: Regular

Contributes to completion of milestones associated with specific engineering projects.

Develops solutions to a variety of engineering problems of moderate scope and complexity.

Performs systems design, development, and integration from the start of a systems life cycle to the end.

Oversight of moderately complex infrastructure including installing, configuring, testing and maintaining operating systems, application software, and system management tools.

Performs systems modeling, simulation, and analysis.

Performs continual maintenance of security, including backup and redundancy strategies.

Prepares and maintains documentation for processes and procedures related to engineering projects.

Maintains current knowledge of rapidly changing technology.

Specific ATRD Safety Program requirements

  • Candidate will support GDIT program with UAS detection and mitigation technology/system research, testing, and evaluation efforts   
  •  prepare and execute project plans, test plans, and test cards.      

  • develop ‘performance specifications’ framework for each type of UAS detection and mitigation technology with the objective to create Advisory Circulars or other guidance documents.

  • perform planning and coordination efforts in preparation for the deployment, testing, and evaluation of UAS detection and mitigation technologies/systems
  • perform and document a hazard analysis and other safety related analyses prior to conducting UAS detection and mitigation testing/evaluations.   
  • perform and document spectrum interference testing at each airport, prior to the commencement of UAS detection and mitigation testing/evaluations.

  • develop a methodology and ranking criteria for selecting UAS platforms for testing/evaluating against UAS detection and mitigation technologies/systems.

  • assist with each UAS detection and mitigation technology/system vendor with deploying, operating, maintaining, monitoring, troubleshooting, collecting data, and removing technologies/systems

  • test and evaluate the performance capabilities of each UAS detection and mitigation technology/system.
  • review, analyze, and report on the data collected during the test and evaluation period.

  • develop pass/fail criteria and metrics for testing/evaluating each of the UAS detection and technologies tested. 

    fully document all UAS detection and mitigation technology/system testing and evaluations performed
  • continually review and analyze the data being collected and prepare draft Engineering Brief/Advisory Circular language, or other guidance document that describes the performance specifications, selection, procurement, deployment, and management of UAS detection and mitigation technologies/systems in the airport environment. 
  • through longitudinal operations of multiple technologies/systems at multiple airports, will prepare guidance for best practices to manage the effective use of UAS detection and mitigation technologies/systems to secure the airport and ensure fundamental principles of safety risk management are followed.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS (in Systems Engineering, r equivalent experience), 5+ years of RFI and Radar experience

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.